Manufacturers' Showcase - June 2009

Self-Serve Equipment

Mark VII Equipment Inc.
Arvada, Colorado

Mark VII is the US subsidiary of WashTec AG of Germany, the world’s largest manufacturer of vehicle cleaning equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • AquaSpray™.

Advantages/Features • Mark VII’s AquaSpray compact self-serve car wash system has a minimum footprint — ideal for small equipment rooms — and a stainless steel frame and tanks. The unit has a streamlined exterior for easy cleaning and pull-out pumping plant trays to ensure easy service. The base stackable unit accommodates up to six bays. Add-on units with separate cold and hot water storage tanks are available in two-, four-, and six-bay configurations. AquaSpray’s fluid module mixing tanks can handle up to 12 bays. The system’s high-quality components include hydrominders, FloJet air pumps, and CAT high-pressure pumps. The system is available with a 16” x 16” coin box and a 12-position rotary door.

Contact • Mark VII Equipment Inc., 5981 Tennyson Street, Arvada, CO 80003. (303) 423-4910. Toll free: (800) 525-8248. Fax: (303) 430-0139. E-mail: Website:

American Changer Corporation
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

American Changer is an award-winning developer and leading manufacturer of innovative bill changers, token dispensers, paystations, and ticket dispensers. The machines and products are sold through a network of distributors throughout the world.

What’s New/Best Seller • Rear Load Bill Breaker.

Advantages/Features • American Changer’s newest rear load bill breaker allows customers to break large bills into smaller bills, using “street grade” bills. It features a high-security design, Pyramid validator, and an LG bill dispenser. The LG dispenser is reliable and requires very little maintenance. The machine does not require ATM quality bills. The validator is upgradeable to an MEI/MARS validator.

Contact • American Changer Corporation, 1400 N.W. 65th Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. (954) 917-3009. Toll free: (800) 741-9840. Fax: (954) 917-3079. E-mail: Website:

Hoffman Mint
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Hoffman Mint has a wide range of stock token designs to choose from. Custom tokens can feature a company name or logo.

What’s New/Best Seller • Custom Tokens.

Advantages/Features • Hoffman Mint tokens are minted under strict quality standards. The company uses high-speed automatic coining presses; the same kind that are used to mint legal tender, all over the world. Custom tokens can help a wash brand itself and produce strong and lasting impressions with its customers. New custom orders ship within 10 days, custom re-orders within five days, and stock tokens within two days.

Contact • Hoffman Mint, 1400 N.W. 65th Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309. (954) 917-3009. Toll free: (800) 741-9840. Fax: (954) 917-3079. E-mail: Website:

Dultmeier Sales
Omaha, Nebraska

With over 25 years of experience in the car and truck wash industry, Dultmeier Sales has over 75,000 line items available from over 400 manufacturers. Dultmeier Sales is a single source solution for equipment and supplies for the car/truck wash and mobile cleaning markets.

What’s New/Best Seller • Self-Serve Pumping Station.

Advantages/Features • The station features pumps that are direct-drive or pulley drive; U.L. listed electrical panels with solid state controls for long trouble-free service; and stainless steel supply tanks. The motors are 3 or 5 horsepower; 230 volt, TEFC, single- or three-phase units. The tank heater is in the water tank on stacked units. Solenoid valves are stainless steel for both soap and wax lines. Gravity-feed systems feature stainless holding tanks with float valves for uninterrupted water supply. Pressure gauges have stainless cases that are glycerin-filled for accurate readings of output pressure. Balanced pressure relief valves allow for the use of trigger guns as well as protecting the system against damage from excessive pressures.

Contact • Dultmeier Sales, 13808 Industrial Road, Omaha, NE 68137. (402) 333-1444. Toll free: (800) 228-9666. Fax: (402) 333-5546. E-mail: Website:

Rowe International
Grand Rapids, Michigan

Rowe International is a leading manufacturer of durable bill breakers and coin and bill changers for all types of car wash locations.

What’s New/Best Seller • MEI® combo bill acceptor and ePort® Credit Card Clearing Service.

Advantages/Features • The MEI combo bill acceptor and ePort Credit Card Clearing Service allows car wash operators to honor MasterCard; Visa; American Express; and Discover, as well as $1, $5, $10, and $20 bills. The ePort card reader can be wireless or connected to a PC via an Ethernet interface. Patrons are quickly and easily prompted through the transaction by the bright, 2-line, 16-character LCD display. The system is perfect for small and high volume locations — the credit card transaction only takes a couple of seconds longer than handling a bill. Account balances can be accessed online at any time using a secure password. All Rowe Century 6, 8, and 10 front and rear load models can be equipped with the MEI combo bill and card acceptor or ePort card acceptor.

Delivery/Installation • Installation is quick and easy using the provided step-by-step installation manual.

Customer/Operator Support • Technical support experts can be reached toll free.

Price • Available from a Rowe distributor.

Contact • Rowe International Inc., 1500 Union Avenue, S.E., Grand Rapids, MI 49507. (616) 246 0483. Toll free: (800) 393-0201. Fax: (616) 247-6531. E-mail: Website:

Fawn Vendors
Des Moines, Iowa

Fawn Vendors is a leading manufacturer of vending equipment for both large and small car wash locations. For over 77 years, Fawn Vendors has been manufacturing and selling vending machines worldwide.

What’s New/Best Seller • AutoVend Plus+ Vending Machine.

Advantages/Features • The AutoVend Plus+ vends top selling car care products from one machine. The new versatile design allows dispensing of various types of products from scented air fresheners to detail sprays, and even large towels. Two models are available: refrigeration dual zone and non-refrigeration model. Sell cold drinks and the top car wash items in one machine. The rugged all steel construction with the high-security package, guards against weather and vandalism.

Customer/Operator Support • Lifetime technical support from certified factory technicians. Factory warranty comes complete with machine.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • Fawn Vendors, 8040 University Blvd., Des Moines, IA 50325. Toll free: (800) 548-1982. Ext. 8488. Fax: (515)-274-5180. E-mail: Website:

i-Wash Inc.
Webster, New York

i-Wash represents innovation and quality in the car washing industry. Products such as the i-Wash Intelligent Washing System, the i-Pump, i-Mix z, the inBay SST, and now the Jetwash embody the superior quality that people have come to expect from a leading manufacturer of car washing equipment.

What’s New/Best Seller • The Jetwash.

Advantages/Features • The Jetwash is a ready-to-use, all-in-one self-serve system that installs in hours and mounts in the bay. The system only requires a single power source and water supply to operate. The Jetwash is only 18”d x 27”w x 81”h, and the new flex-booms make it easy for the owner to install. With an e-Port credit card device and an easy-to-use customer interface, paying for and choosing features is simple. The system is perfect for new construction and can be an alternative choice for existing bays that are looking to upgrade.

Price • Prices start under $7900 fully assembled.

Contact • i-wash Inc. 691 Phillips Rd, Webster, NY 14580. Toll free: (800) 388-4258. Ext. 202. E-mail: Website:

Standard Change Makers Inc.
Indianapolis, Indiana

Fifty years of change and innovation.

What’s New/Best Seller • Credit Card and Cash-to-Tokens Change Machines.

Advantages/Features • Standard Change-Makers’ model # MC535RL-CC credit card and cash-to-tokens change machine offer the convenience of credit card acceptance. There are four package selection buttons on the machine — allowing customers to choose the number of tokens they want, and pay in either cash or credit card. The machine is equipped with a dial-up modem, and an optional hi-speed internet processing device is also available. The prominent LCD display helps guide the customer through the process. Optional features include: receipt and audit printer; hi-speed Internet communication; and package, pulse, or credit selection buttons that allow the operator to set the payout levels.

Contact • Standard Change-Makers Inc., 3130 North Mitthoeffer Road, Indianapolis, IN 46235. (317) 899-6966. Toll free: (800) 968-6955. Fax: (317) 899-6977. E-mail: Website:

Jim Coleman Company
Houston, Texas

Jim Coleman Company offers a complete line of self-serve car wash equipment to fit every customer’s needs.

Best Seller • Super Saver Model 2500 Car Wash System.

Advantages/Features • The Super Saver has the most advanced technology in the industry, and can deliver outstanding performance and years of trouble-free service. The system is ideal for multiple bay car washes and remodeled locations. The modular system includes the most popular self-service car wash functions on a pre-wired and pre-plumbed stainless steel framework. The unit features low pressure tire cleaner, medium pressure pre-soak, high-pressure soap, foaming brush, rinse, foaming conditioner, and clear coat protectant. The system is totally self-contained and arrives on site ready to go.

Contact • Jim Coleman Company, 5842 W. 34th Street, Houston, TX 77092. (713) 683-9878. Fax: (713) 683-9624. E-mail: Website:

Southern Pride Systems
Graham, North Carolina

Southern Pride Systems’ are built to last — many customers are still running Southern Pride Wash Equipment after 25 years.

What’s New/Best Seller • The 500 Combination Unit.

Advantages/Features • Southern Pride Systems manufactures self-service equipment and provides complete systems including all bay equipment down to the hoses and hardware. The new 500 combination unit incorporates the bug remover and triple shine units on the self-service wash rack.

Customer/Operator Support • National distributor network and factory support.

Contact • Southern Pride Systems Inc., P.O. Box 1060 Graham, NC 27253. Toll free: (800) 421 5144. Fax: (336) 570-0596. E-mail: Website:

Unitec Electronics
Elkridge, Maryland

Unitec Electronics designs and manufactures car wash entry systems, accounting systems, and bill changers for all segments of the car wash industry. Its products allow car wash owners to offer customers convenient solutions while increasing customer loyalty. Unitec strives to make it easy for distributors and their customers to grow, and profit from their businesses.

What’s New/Best Seller • WashPay® Site Management System with credit card acceptance and pay station integration.

Advantages/Features • Unitec’s WashPay Site Management System allows wash owners to accept credit cards in self-serve bays, increasing customer purchases. Owners can remotely monitor and configure their bays, as well as view sales and equipment usage reports. Multiple purchases by a customer may be combined into one transaction, minimizing credit card transaction fees. An optional receipt printer is also available. The unit can also track Wash Select II credit card transactions, further minimizing transaction fees for site owners. Customers using VIP Wash Pass have the flexibility to use the card throughout the site.

Contact • Unitec Electronics, 7125 Troy Hill Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075. (443) 561-1200. Toll free: (800) 4-UNITEC. Fax: (410) 579-6830. E-mail: Website:

D&S Car Wash Equipment Company
High Ridge, Missouri

The D&S line of self-service car wash equipment includes the Space Saver Series; Stack and Mini-Stack™ Modular Car Wash Systems; spot-free rinse systems; wall-mount low-pressure pumping systems; and stainless-steel bay components such as booms, wand holders, meters, and safes.

What’s New/Best Seller • Four Bay Mini-Stack.

Advantages/Features • D&S Space-Saver Series self-serve systems feature all-welded stainless-steel construction (frames, tanks, and panels); compact, self-contained, pre-plumbed and pre-wired design; single or three-phase electric; 5-hp motors with industry’s best high-pressure pumps; high- and low-pressure systems on the same unit (pre-soak, tire/engine clean, soap, foam brush, rinse and wax); simple maintenance (motor place assembly for each bay is mounted on a slide-out tray for easy pump servicing). All bay equipment included in car wash packages.

Customer/Operator Support • Nationwide network of distributors, and a toll free customer hotline.

Delivery/Installation • Simple installation and complete operation manuals.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • D&S Car Wash Equipment Company, 4200 Brandi Lane, High Ridge, MO 63049. (636) 677-3442. Toll free: (800) 844 3442. Fax: 636-677-4105. E-mail: Website:

CustomKraft Industries Inc.
North Little Rock, Arkansas

For over 25 years CustomKraft has provided customers with responsive service and the highest quality self-service car wash systems.

What’s New/Best Seller • Systems that adapt to any business plan/location.

Advantages/Features • One bay-one pump patented MultiPressure System® uses a single delivery line to each boom with no in-bay check valves — uses 80 percent fewer hoses than other systems. The system improves customer satisfaction and profits — 400 percent faster product delivery (typically 3 to 5 seconds) and up to twelve selections for increased income. The unit reduces utility and maintenance costs — high-efficiency “Super E” motors; timing belt drive; and variable frequency inverters lower utility costs/pumps purged with rinse water, increasing pump life. Easy upgrades — simple addition of more bays or selections and large 12” x 20” bay meters accept coin, token, bill, and/or credit cards.

Customer/Operator Support • Global distribution and well-trained staff assist with planning and operations. Company provides a two-year limited warranty, free training seminars, illustrated manuals on compact discs, and technical bulletins.

Delivery/Installation • 45 days from the date of order.

Price • Free quotes are available upon request through CustomKraft or local distributor.

Contact • CustomKraft Industries Inc., 4611 W. Bethany, North Little Rock, AR 72117. Toll free: (800) 869-1448. Fax: (501) 945-3408. E-mail: Website:

Dilling-Harris Inc.
Plano, Texas

Designing and producing car wash equipment since 1975, Dilling-Harris offers a wide range of products for the self-service operator.

What’s New/Best Seller • Max Choice 3 in 1 Vacuum System.

Advantages/Features • The Max Choice offers a high volume vacuum, three different fragrance choices, and shampoo all in one unit. Pay options include coins, tokens, bills, and credit card. The stainless steel construction and lighted colored dome stand out at any car wash.

Customer/Operator Support • Worldwide distributor network.

Contact • Dilling-Harris Inc., 1701 Capital Ave. Plano, TX. (972) 424-3531. Toll free: (800) 767 3531. Fax: (972) 881-9017. E-mail: Website: or

A-OK Equipment & Supply Company Inc.
Minneapolis, Minnesota

A-OK Equipment & Supply Company Inc. manufactures a complete line of high-quality self-service and automatic touch-free car wash equipment. Celebrating its 25th year, the company has grown to become one of the leaders in the car washing industry. A-OK-equipped car washes are operating in all 50 states, as well as on virtually every continent in the world. A-OK Equipment is known for their outstanding customer service, high-quality construction, and dependable operation.

What’s New/Best Seller • Compac Deluxe Pumping System and Low Pressure Fluid Module.

Advantages/Features • The Compac Deluxe Pumping System and Low Pressure Fluid Module were designed with the highest quality components available in the industry. They are pre-plumbed, wired, and tested to meet ETL specification to assure years of dependable service and safety. Systems are available in both stainless steel and powder-coated frames. High-pressure pumps are dual-belt driven for quieter operation and to reduce wear. All systems include function indicator lights, chemical flow meters, and an easy oil drain line for each pump. Numerous options are also available including spot-free rinse, tire/motor cleaner, foam brush, and tri-foam conditioner.

Customer/Operator Support • National and international distributor and service network and factory-direct service support are available toll free in the United States.

Price • Available upon request.

Contact • A-OK Equipment & Supply Co. Inc. 6031 Pillsbury Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419. (612) 866-2555. Toll free: (800) 328-3783. Fax: (612) 866-2562. E-mail: Website:

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